ICC World Twenty20, 2007/08 / Commentary

ICC World Twenty20 - 3rd match, Group D

Pakistan v Scotland

Pakistan won by 51 runs

5.1

Brown to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 wide, wide outside off, attempts to hit it but lets it go

5.1

Brown to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, wide outside off again and Hafeez sticks his bat out at it, outside edge goes to the right of short third man, controlled shot in the end

5.2

Brown to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, on middle, worked to the on side

5.3

Brown to Younis Khan, no run, drifts outside off again, Younis goes for the square drive but just holds his bat back in the last second

5.4

Brown to Younis Khan, 2 wides, wide again, Brown struggles with his radar, Younis goes for the cut, misses the bat, the ball clips the gloves of the keeper and deflects to third man, single taken

5.4

Brown to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 bye, wide outside off again, not wide enough to be called, clips the keeper's gloves, rolls away to the off side and they scamper through for a bye

5.5

Brown to Younis Khan, 1 run, glanced down to third man

5.6

Brown to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, full on off stump, Hafeez gets down and scoops that off the meat of the bat to fine leg, good innovation and it pays off as no fielder gets close to it

Pakistan 38/2   DR Brown 1-0-13-0

10.1

Brown to Shoaib Malik, no run, good length ball pitches outside off stump and holds its line, Malik tries to run it down to third man but gets beaten

10.2

Brown to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, good length on off stump once again, pushed off the front foot into the vacant cover point region for a single

10.3

Brown to Younis Khan, 1 run, the slower ball bowled on a full length on middle stump, Younis leans forward and drives to long on

10.4

Brown to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Malik backs away and lofts the ball towards deep point, that was more of an outside edge rather than the middle of the bat

10.5

Brown to Younis Khan, 1 run, good length but a fraction too wide which allows Younis to free his arms and cut to the fielder to the sweeper boundary

10.6

Brown to Shoaib Malik, 1 run, Malik drives on the front foot to John Blain at long off, just the single

Pakistan 72/3   DR Brown 2-0-18-0

16.1

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 wide, poor line, strays far down leg side and a wide is called

16.1

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, superb ball, fired into the blockhole on off and middle stump, Misbah defends towards cover

16.2

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, that's poor, a short ball that is angled down leg side, Misbah moves across his stumps and pulls it over short fine leg for four more

16.3

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, FOUR, too full once again, Misbah takes advantage of the room outside off stump and plays a textbook cover-drive for another boundary

16.4

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, no run, slightly shorter in length but the line is wide outside off stump, Misbah tries to cut but gets beaten

16.5

Brown to Misbah-ul-Haq, 1 run, Misbah waits for the ball to come to him and opens the face late to play it behind square on the off side

16.6

Brown to Kamran Akmal, FOUR, Brown bowls another ball on leg stump, Akmal moves across towards the off side and swings the ball towards the deep backward square leg boundary

Pakistan 138/6   DR Brown 3-0-32-0

18.1

Brown to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, full ball on off stump, driven off the front foot towards cover

18.2

Brown to Yasir Arafat, 2 runs, full ball on off and middle stump, Arafat drives the ball firmly towards long-on where an excellent diving effort saves the boundary

18.3

Brown to Yasir Arafat, 1 run, driven hard off the front foot to cover for a quick single

18.4

Brown to Kamran Akmal, 1 run, Akmal charges down the pitch and hits the ball down to long on, he was aiming for the stands but couldn't get under the ball

18.5

Brown to Yasir Arafat, 1 run, driven towards cover for another single, this is excellent bowling, giving the batsman no room to work with

18.6

Brown to Kamran Akmal, SIX, full toss on off stump, Akmal backs away and throws his bat hard at it, aiming for the cover bouundary, the outside edge flies high and far over the point boundary

Pakistan 158/7   DR Brown 4-0-44-0
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South Africa v India at Durban - Sep 20, 2007
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Bangladesh v Pakistan at Cape Town - Sep 20, 2007
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Photos

Sep 12, 2007

Dewald Nel celebrates the wicket of Yasir Arafat, Pakistan v Scotland, Group D, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 12, 2007

Dewald Nel celebrates the wicket of Yasir Arafat

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Sep 12, 2007

Umar Gul picked up a four-for, Pakistan v Scotland, Group D, ICC World Twenty20, Durban, September 12, 2007

Umar Gul picked up a four-for

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